Predictive value of cell-surface markers in infections in critically ill patients: protocol for an observational study (ImmuNe FailurE in Critical Therapy (INFECT) Study)

@inproceedings{Morris2016PredictiveVO,
  title={Predictive value of cell-surface markers in infections in critically ill patients: protocol for an observational study (ImmuNe FailurE in Critical Therapy (INFECT) Study)},
  author={Andrew Conway Morris and Deepankar Datta and Manu Shankar-Hari and Christopher J Weir and Jillian Rennie and Jean Antonelli and Adriano G Rossi and Noel L. Warner and Jim Keenan and Alice Wang and Kenneth Alun Brown and Sion Marc Lewis and Tracey Anne Mare and A John Simpson and Gillian Hulme and Ian Dimmick and Timothy Simon Walsh},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Critically ill patients are at high risk of nosocomial infections, with between 20% and 40% of patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) acquiring infections. These infections result in increased antibiotic use, and are associated with morbidity and mortality. Although critical illness is classically associated with hyperinflammation… CONTINUE READING